Interview with Herman Inez 6/16/95

Interview with Herman Inez conducted by Teresa Bill and recorded on June 16, 1995 for the 1946: The Great Hawaiʻi Sugar Strike project. Topics include choosing to come to Hawaiʻi from the Philippines; traveling to Hawaiʻi with his brothers; hearing talk about the union; work and pay; living together with his uncle and brother; negotiation for the unions; organization and understanding during the strike; the main issues behind the strike; support for the strike; upward mobility within the plantation; becoming a heavy equipment mechanic; meeting his wife; the importance of the union for working conditions.

Languages: English


  • Public affairs

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